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665. Debates in the Digital Humanities

Thursday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 615, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Alexander Reid, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

1. "Whose Revolution? Toward a More Equitable Digital Humanities," Matthew K. Gold, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York

Matthew K. Gold's Annotation:
Many thanks to all of the panelists for a great session. Lee Skallerup captured the twitter backchannel of the session here: http://storify.com/readywriting/debates-in-digital-humanities-mla12-s665

My own presentation may be found here: http://mkgold.net/blog/2012/01/10/whose-revolution-toward-a-more-equitable-digital-humanities/ . I welcome comments and additional thoughts.

Finally, those interested in the just-published book which helped galvanize this session can find it here: http://www.amazon.com/Debates-Digital-Humanities-Matthew-Gold/dp/0816677956/

2. "Hacktivism and the Humanities: Programming Protest in the Era of the Digital University," Elizabeth Mathews Losh, Univ. of California, San Diego

3. "Twenty-First-Century Literacy: Searching the Story of Billy the Kid," Jeff Rice, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

4. "Why the Digital Humanities Needs Theory," Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria

For abstracts and discussion, visit dhdebatesmla12.wordpress.com/.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • The Profession – General

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